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c.1905 Elgin Grade 244

c.1905 Elgin Grade 244. This watch represents a sensible mid-range option offered by the Elgin National Watch Company in the early 1900s. c.1905 Elgin Grade 244, Model 7, 17-Jewels - Movement The movement is a 16-Size Model 7 with 17 jewels and Moseley's patent micrometric regulator. c.1905 Elgin Grade 244, Model 7, 17-Jewels - Movement According to grade descriptions in original catalogs, the Grade 244 was factory adjusted to temperature... Continue Reading

by Nathan Moore, 4 days ago


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Video: Elgin Pocket Watch Dials: Hand-Painted vs. Transfer Process

In this video, we discuss how to determine whether an enamel pocket watch dial is hand-painted or produced using a transfer or photographic process. The larger American watch factories developed transfer processes in the mid-1880s, eventually leading to the end of hand-painted dials for standard production. This video inspects two dials fitted on watches produced by the Elgin National Watch Company - one from c.1867 and the other from c.1890. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEsponZT4oo ... Continue Reading

by Nathan Moore, 1 week ago


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c.1887 Keystone Watch Co. Patent "Dust Proof" Watch - 18-Size, Gilt-Damaskeened Plates, 10 Jewels

c.1887 Keystone Watch Co. Patent "Dust Proof" Watch: Movement c.1887 Keystone Watch Co. Patent "Dust Proof" Watch - 18-Size, Gilt-Damaskeened Plates, 10 Jewels, ETP ~7,400. In addition to Abraham Bitner's Patent Micrometric Regulator, this watch features many other patents issued to Bitner during his leadership at the Keystone factory... Continue Reading

by Nathan Moore, 1 week ago



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Serial No.: #14597794
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Sterling
Size:18s
Model:1883
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1905
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Serial No.: #32563
Manufacturer:Zenith
Grade:Zenith marine chronometer caliber 260
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Model: Bezel winding and setting,
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Serial No.: #477388
Manufacturer:International Watch Co. (Swiss)
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Model: Iwc Probus Scafusia
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Serial No.: #12737159
Manufacturer:Waltham
Grade:Traveler
Size:16s
Model:1899
Jewels:7j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Nickel
Est. Date:1903
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Serial No.: #3554218
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:77
Size:18s
Model:5
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
Est. Date:1890
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Serial No.: #1420066
Manufacturer:Illinois
Grade:Sangamo
Size:16s
Model:5
Jewels:21j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Two-Tone
Est. Date:1898
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Serial No.: #5690
Manufacturer:Dudley Watch Co.
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Size:12s
Model:3
Jewels:19j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Gilt
Est. Date:1920-1925
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Serial No.: #380628
Manufacturer:Hampden
Grade:No. 36
Size:18s
Model:2
Jewels:15j
Setting:Lever
Finish:Gilt
Est. Date:1885
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Serial No.: #7258755
Manufacturer:Elgin
Grade:170
Size:18s
Model:5
Jewels:15j
Setting:Pendant
Finish:Half-Nickel
Est. Date:1898
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